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Cream Filled Phyllo Cones

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

Cream Filled Phyllo Cones

Method

These delicious little treats are known as “Trigona Panoramatos” since they come from an area in Greece close to Thessaloniki, called Panorama. You could call them Greek cannoli!

  • Preheat oven to 160* C (320* F) Fan.

For the cream

  • Place a pot over medium heat.
  • Add the milk, 250 g of the sugar and the vanilla bean. Heat until it comes to a boil.
  • At the same time combine the eggs and 50 g of sugar in a bowl. Whisk until the sugar dissolves completely.
  • When the milk is ready, remove from heat and very gradually add it to the bowl with the eggs, while continuously whisking.
  • Wipe down the pot used for the milk with some paper towels and place back on heat.
  • Add the butter and let it melt.
  • Add the flour and sauté while whisking the roux continuously.  
  • Add the egg and milk mixture in small batches (spoonfuls), lightly whisking with each addition. Remove the vanilla bean.
  • Whisk continuously to break up any lumps, until the cream thickens and it is smooth and velvety. When you notice it bubbling it should be ready. Give the cream a taste to make sure the flavor of the flour has been cooked off. If it has the cream is ready!
  • Remove from heat and transfer to a deep dish or bowl. Cover with plastic wrap, making sure the wrap touches the surface of the cream directly so that it doesn’t form a film.
  • Refrigerate for 2-3 hours to chill completely.

For the syrup

  • Place a saucepan over medium heat.
  • Add the water and sugar and bring to a bowl.
  • When the sugar melts, it is ready.
  • Remove from heat and set it aside to cool completely.

For the phyllo cones

  • Place the sheet of phyllo dough in front of you, the short side facing you. Divide it into 3 even vertical strips with a sharp knife. Place them one on top of the other.
  • Place 1 strip of phyllo in front of you. Drizzle with butter.
  • Cover with another strip of phyllo and drizzle with butter.
  • Fold over to make a triangle pie.
  • Cut the triangle in half, vertically with a sharp knife to create two smaller triangles.
  • Open up each triangle, to make it look like an ice cream cone and place one of the crumpled balls of parchment in each. (Cut pieces of parchment paper in to 10x10x cm squares and crumble them in to small balls.)
  • Repeat process for the rest of the phyllo dough.
  • Transfer all of the phyllo cones to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and drizzle with some butter.
  • Repeat the same process for all of the strips of phyllo.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes, until crunchy and golden.
  • When ready, remove from oven and dip them in the cooled syrup for a few seconds.
  • Remove from syrup and let them drain on a wire rack and remove the balls of parchment.

To assemble

  • Transfer the mixture to a piping bag.
  • To assemble, pipe the cream into the phyllo cones. You can decorate with whipped cream, almond slivers and pistachio nuts.

 

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Nutritional
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Nutrition information per portion

373
Calories (kcal)
19 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

19.0
Total Fat (g)
27 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

9.8
Saturated Fat (g)
49 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

45.0
Total Carbs (g)
17 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

30.0
Sugars (g)
33 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

5.5
Protein (g)
11 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

1.2
Fibre (g)
5 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.13
Sodium (g)
2 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

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